Press release // Destiny 2

Tune in to the World First Race for Destiny 2: Lightfall’s New Raid: Root of Nightmares

Fireteams around the globe will be competing for the title of World First

Beginning Friday, March 10 at 9 AM PST, Bungie is teaming up with Twitch Rivals for the Destiny 2: Lightfall World First Race. Twitch Drops will be enabled, granting viewers of the raid race an exclusive emblem if they watch the Twitch Rivals stream for at least two hours.

Root of Nightmares is the new raid releasing shortly after the launch of Destiny 2: Lightfall. Guardians must confront the ancient threat growing at their doorstep, ferried from an unknown time and place. Guardians can jump into this haunting raid with a fireteam of six on Friday, March 10 at 9 AM PST. The Root of Nightmares raid will be available to all Destiny 2: Lightfall owners.

Root of Nightmares opens with Contest Mode enabled. Fireteams will have 48 hours to complete the raid with the requirements below to earn exclusive rewards:
  • Player power is capped at 20 under each encounter, with 1780 being the maximum power
  • The first group to complete every encounter, loot the final chest, and return to orbit will earn the title of World First
    • All six members of the fireteam will receive World First title belts 
  • Those who complete the raid in Contest Mode and claim the associated Triumph within 48 hours will receive an exclusive emblem and bragging rights
  • The raid will launch with Contest Mode enabled for 48 hours starting at 9 AM PST
Separately, those who complete the raid before March 21 will have access to purchasing the exclusive Raid Jacket tied to Root of Nightmares, and the corresponding Raid Pin will be available throughout Season of Defiance.